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Quick dumb question on 5850

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Last response: in Graphics Cards
April 6, 2010 6:11:18 AM

I'm installing my just-received 5850. There are two six-pin pcie power connectors.

The box/instructions says it only requires one 75W six-pin.

Plug in one or two?

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April 6, 2010 6:13:50 AM

its a visiontek. not sure if that would matter. even the website says it requires one.
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April 6, 2010 7:01:38 AM

^ The HD 5850 irrespective of the manufacturer, needs 2x 6 PIN PCIe power connectors...
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April 6, 2010 7:48:26 AM

thx
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April 6, 2010 4:45:58 PM

If it has two plugs, use them. Doesn't matter what the instructions say.
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April 16, 2010 12:44:35 AM

Best answer selected by pacpud.
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